Party Train 55: Why Not Tonite

Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Detroit, where she’s playing music by Tino Gross, Baby Washington, Melvin Davis, Leon & The Metronomes, The Rotations, Billy Byrd, The Beginning Of The End, The Five Stairsteps & Cubie Burkes, James Brown, Joe Tex, Maurice Simon & The Pie Men, Kool & The Gang, The Temptations, The Brothers of Soul, Bobby Patterson, Dorothy Price, Shirley Edwards, Horse Cave Trio, and the Fred Kemp Quartet with Smokey Johnson.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, May 24, 2017 [18544]


Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister

Jeannette “Baby” Washington: I’m Calling You Baby

Melvin Davis : I Don’t Want You

Leon & The Metronomes: Buy This Record For Me

The Rotations: Put A Dime on D9

Billy Byrd: Lost In The Crowd

The Beginning Of The End: Sleep On, Dream On

The Five Stairsteps & Cubie Burke: Don’t Change Your Love

James Brown: Problems

Joe Tex: Papa Was Too

Maurice Simon & The Pie Men: Sweet Potato Gravy

Kool & The Gang: Chocolate Buttermilk

The Temptations: You Make Your Own Heaven & Hell Right Here On Earth

The Brothers of Soul: You Better Believe It

Bobby Patterson: I’m In Love With You

Dorothy Price: Why Not Tonite

Shirley Edwards: It’s Your Love

Horse Cave Trio: Forever Forever

Fred Kemp Quartet: It Ain’t My Fault



Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.


Big City Blues Cruise 70: Confessing The Blues

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 70 features music by Red Prysock, Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Johnson, Elmo Nixon & the Henry Haines Orchestra, the Jimmy Dawkins Band, Otis Rush, Buddy Guy, Frank “Honeyboy” Patt, B.B. King, Buddy & Ella Johnson, Doc Jones, Frankie Lee Sims, and Roy Brown.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, August 1, 1982 [18543]


Red Prysock: Jumbo

Sonny Boy Williamson: In My Younger Days

Willie Johnson: Here Comes My Baby

Elmo Nixon & the Henry Haines Orchestra: Forgive Me Baby

Jimmy Dawkins Band: All For Business

Jimmy Dawkins Band: Moon Man

Otis Rush: Homework

Buddy Guy: Outskirts Of Town

Frank “Honeyboy” Patt: Bloodstains On The Wall

B.B. King: Confessing The Blues

Buddy & Ella Johnson: I Don’t Want Nobody

Doc Jones: I’m Gonna Love And Be Loved

Frankie Lee Sims: Rhumba My Boogie

B.B. King: Sweet Sixteen

Roy Brown: Crazy Crazy Women

Red Prysock: Jumbo



Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 1982, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.